Frac Sand Weekly News Digest

Nick Cook, Editor

Issue #243 | October 30, 2019

The week is off to a tough start for frac sand stocks, but that means there are opportunities and bargains available for others. Just this week two more wash plants became available (see the articles below), in addition to the several other plant and equipment opportunities out there. Contact us to learn more about what is available. And as you work on 2020 budgets, let us know if you would like to put together a bundled (discounted) plan for 2020!

This Week's News

DJ Basin Greenfield Frac Sand Update After Another New Project Sighting…

Digging into the public record, we’ve unearthed new details on the latest Rocky Mountain greenfield frac sand project…

Shale Support Signs New Agreement To Expand Partnership With Shale Rail In Wysox Area

Shale Support Global Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of frac-sands and logistical solutions to the oil and gas proppant market, announced it has signed an extension to continue working with Shale Rail as the exclusive supply...


Equipment Bargain: McLanahan Wash Plant Available for Purchase

Functional wash plant available in the upper Midwest. Very competitively priced at only $410,000. This will sell quickly. Contact...

Canadian Premium Sand Provides Corporate Update

Canadian Premium Sand Inc. is pleased to provide a corporate update on its previously announced comprehensive capital optimization review, the conductivity and permeability test results for its 40/70 mesh-size product...

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Local Sand Capacity In “No Growth Mode” Everywhere Except Two Regional Markets…

In past updates, we’ve shared a look at the local sand boom by “mine announced” date. Today, we are slicing and dicing the data a slightly different way to provide a look at how capacity has come online...

Equipment Bargain: 250 TPH Wash Plant Available in the Upper Midwest

A 250 TPH wash plant located in the upper Midwest is available for purchase. With less than 500,000 tons fed to the plant, it is in very good condition and the asking price is only $4M USD...

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U.S. Silica sees lower frac sand demand, shares tumble

U.S. Silica Holdings shares plunged 33% after the frac sand miner said it expects demand to slow in the fourth quarter and reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Tuesday, weighed down by lower prices...

US Silica Outlines SandBox Changes & Sand Mine Rationalization Expectations As Proppant Earnings Season Gets Off To A Rough Start

Rough start to frac sand earnings season – a start inline with the implications of Union Pacific’s earnings a couple weeks back. US Silica’s stock performance on their earnings release this morning...

The Mouat Company

Here's Why U.S. Silica Stock Fell Over 38% Today

Shares of U.S. Silica lost over one-third of their value today after the company announced third-quarter 2019 operating results. There wasn't much to celebrate. The frack sand and industrial ceramics supplier reported an adjusted loss per share of...

High Roller EPC Awarded New Contract With Oilfield Water Logistics

Center, Texas – Oilfield Water Logistics, LLC is developing a 540-acre, oil and gas Commercial Surface Waste Management Facility located on Highway 128 between the cities of Jal and Carlsbad in Lea County, New Mexico. As only the fourth...

Investors brace for poor U.S. shale earnings amid weak oil and gas prices

Investors are bracing for weaker results from U.S. shale players in coming days as lower oil and natural gas prices and cost-cutting measures have weighed on third-quarter operations...

Tarmac International

TAMS Is On A Supply Chain Efficiency Mission (Infill Thinking Silica Valley Series)

We are picking back up our Silica Valley Series today with a look at Scarco Service’s Transportation Asset Management System software platform. TAMS was built from an oilfield service company’s perspective to lower...

Oil Field Chemistry Marches Forward

Whether it is being included in completion fluids to reduce pumping pressures or applied to an aging stripper well to prevent equipment corrosion, chemistry is vital to oil and gas production. It can be tricky...

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